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i-kept-reaching-for-my-muses-my-wandering-muses-floating-on-clouds-filled-with-their-passions-muses-wandering-passions-p-64-chimnese-davids
the-muses-are-ghosts-sometimes-they-come-uninvited-stephen-king
the-muses-visit-when-im-lonely
muses-had-way-killing-those-whom-they-inspired-katherine-neville
the-muses-were-dumb-while-apollo-lectured-charles-lamb
professional-writers-dont-have-muses-they-have-mortgages-larry-kahaner
i-will-not-stop-singing-muses-who-set-me-dancing-anne-carson
landmarks-to-muses-that-inspired-music-when-i-could-tell-it-was-sincere-without-trying-to-prove-it-drake
art-doesnt-spring-from-muses-alone-but-from-hard-work-tom-rachman
artists-are-visited-by-muses-tormented-by-their-own-passions-demons-wes-nisker
it-is-ever-invisible-that-is-object-our-profoundest-worship-with-lover-it-is-not-seen-but-unseen-that-he-muses-upon-christian-nestell-bovee
who-knows-where-inspiration-comes-from-perhaps-it-arises-from-desperation-perhaps-it-comes-from-flukes-universe-kindness-muses-amy-tan
the-muses-inspire-art-pretend-not-to-notice-when-mammon-buys-it-mason-cooley
i-guess-ill-just-slip-into-studio-after-next-time-with-muses-then-just-keel-over-die
inspiration-is-windfall-from-hard-work-focus-muses-are-too-unreliable-to-keep-on-payroll-helen-hanson
saturated-arrogance-imprisoned-muses-cried-to-be-free-she-took-away-their-quills-said-do-not-bother-me-muse
one-expected-growth-change-without-it-the-world-was-less-the-well-of-inspiration-dried-up-the-muses-fled
the-virtues-like-the-muses-are-always-seen-in-groups-a-good-principle-was-never-found-solitary-in-any-breast
its-only-very-recently-that-women-have-succeeded-in-entering-those-professions-which-as-muses-they-typified-for-the-greeks
a-cheerful-life-is-what-muses-love-a-soaring-spirit-is-their-prime-delight-william-wordsworth
one-expected-growth-change-without-it-world-was-less-well-inspiration-dried-up-muses-fled-charles-de-lint
i-have-always-believed-that-opera-is-a-planet-where-the-muses-work-together-join-hands-and-celebrate-all-the-arts
christianity-is-merely-system-for-turning-priestesses-into-handmaidens-queens-into-concubines-goddesses-into-muses-tom-robbins
a-full-belly-makes-dull-brain-the-muses-starve-in-cooks-shop-benjamin-franklin
my-mother-grandmother-they-were-my-first-muses-the-way-they-dressed-carried-themselves-was-education-in-elegance-they-defined-word
i-shall-live-here-in-rains-there-in-winter-elsewhere-in-summer-muses-fool-not-aware-nearness-death-gautama-buddha
true-muses-stay-dreams-forever-unless-artists-connect-them-to-exploratory-work-robert-genn
my-paintings-are-reflections-my-own-inner-mysteries-they-all-reflect-my-relationship-to-my-steadiest-companions-muses-nature-animals-katherine-dunn
here-will-i-live-in-rainy-season-here-in-autumn-in-summer-thus-muses-fool-he-realizes-not-danger-death-gautama-buddha
i-sit-down-to-piano-regularly-at-nineoclock-in-morning-mesdames-les-muses-have-learned-to-be-on-time-for-that-rendezvous-pyotr-ilyich-tchaikovsky
an-acquaintance-with-muses-in-education-youth-contributes-not-little-to-soften-manners-it-gives-delicate-turn-to-imagination-polish-to-mind-samuel-richardson
all-literature-up-to-today-is-sexist-the-muses-never-sang-to-poets-about-liberated-women-its-same-old-chanson-from-bible-homer-through-joyce-allan-bloom
some-people-have-human-muses-mine-is-city-i-feel-startling-ambivalence-towards-london-but-for-better-worse-my-work-has-come-utterly-to-depend-upon-will-self
but-culturevultures-intellectual-snobs-selfappointed-guardians-muses-often-frighten-off-average-person-from-free-development-this-appetite-sydney-j-harris
the-helicon-too-many-poets-is-not-hill-crowned-with-sunshine-visited-by-muses-graces-but-old-mouldering-house-full-gloom-haunted-by-ghosts-henry-wadsworth-longfellow
for-whom-muses-smile-uponand-touch-with-soft-persuasionhis-words-like-stormwind-can-bringterror-beauty-on-their-wingin-his-every-syllablelurketh-ralph-waldo-emerson
stretch-out-your-tongue-let-words-drip-on-world-like-savage-shooting-muses-never-never-to-be-forgotten-if-once-fallen-on-earth-they-stand-in-glittery-defloration-laura-gentile
i-am-impressed-by-way-annie-kevans-captured-different-types-beauties-that-have-been-my-inspiration-my-muses-from-my-grandmother-to-artists-like-jean-paul-gaultier
the-number-guests-at-dinner-should-not-be-less-than-number-graces-nor-exceed-that-muses-ie-it-should-begin-with-three-stop-at-nine-marcus-terentius-varro
i-was-raised-by-muses-women-who-had-men-in-awe-them-who-wrote-them-movies-wrote-them-music
even-at-our-birth-death-does-but-stand-aside-little-and-every-day-he-looks-towards-us-muses-somewhat-to-himself-whether-that-day-next-he-will-draw-robert-bolt
i-go-forth-to-seek-to-seek-claim-lovely-magic-garden-where-grasses-softly-sigh-muses-speak-anna-akhmatova
memory-in-greek-mythology-is-mother-muses-it-is-for-me-both-personal-societal-memory-move-me-strongly-that-is-one-sources-my-writing-marge-piercy
for-too-many-centuries-women-have-been-being-muses-to-artists-i-wanted-to-be-muse-i-wanted-to-be-wife-artist-but-i-was-really-trying-to-avoid-final-issue-that-i-had-to-do-job-mys
when-painting-problem-crops-up-dont-rush-to-fix-it-you-probably-already-know-one-way-to-fix-it-but-wait-for-something-else-to-show-up-invite-muses-carole-katchen
unemployed-writers-have-muses-employed-writers-just-sweat-lucille-kallen
inspiration-is-hogwash-my-work-comes-directly-out-my-loves-hates-muses-dont-whisper-in-my-ear-ideas-dont-flow-over-my-body-like-cool-rain-james-victore
I do not consider myself a religious person, because I don't adhere to a particular religion or faith or prescribed beliefs, as did my father, who was a Baptist minister. And I am not an atheist, one who thinks that belief in anything beyond the here and now and the rational is delusion. I love science, but I allow for mystery, things that can never be proven by a rational mind. I am a person who thinks about the nature of the spirit when I write. I think about what can't be known and only imagined. I often sense a spirit or force or meaning beyond myself. I leave it open as to what the spirit is, but I continue to make guesses - that it could be the universal binding of the emotion of love, or a joyful quality of humanity, or a collective unconscious that turns out to be a unified conscience. The spirit could be all those worshiped by all the religions, even those that deny the validity of others. It could be that we all exist in all ten dimensions of a string-theory universe and are seeding memories in all of them and occupy them simultaneously as memory. Or we exist only as thought and out perception that it is a physical world is a delusion. The nature of spirit could also be my mother and my grandmother and that they really do serve as my muses as I fondly imagine them doing at times. Or maybe the nature of the spirit is a freer imagination. I've often thought that imagination was the conduit to compassion, and compassion is a true spiritual nature. Whatever the spirit might be, I am not basing what I do in this life on any expected reward or punishment in the hereafter or thereafter. It is enough that I feel blessed - and by whom or what I don't know - but I receive it with gratitude that I am a writer and my work is to imagine all the possibilities.

Amy Tan
i-do-not-consider-myself-religious-person-because-i-dont-adhere-to-particular-religion-faith-prescribed-beliefs-as-did-my-father-who-was-baptist-minister-and-i-am-not-atheist-one
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